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U.S. Driving Increases for Sixth Straight Year, New Federal Data Show

September 1, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 1.58 trillion miles in the first six months of 2017 – or more than 8,500 roundtrips from Earth…

FHWA Tells State DOTs How Much Contract Authority They Lose This Year in Rescission

July 5, 2017 - in Financial, News

The Federal Highway Administration informed state departments of transportation how much each is losing as of June 30 in certain categories of highway…

New FHWA Rules Aim to Improve Performance of Nation’s Highway System

January 12, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released two final rules outlining new performance…

DelDOT Awarded $10.4M from FHWA to Accelerate Work on Highway Projects

September 21, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded DelDOT $10.4 million to accelerate work on transportation projects in Delaware. Governor Jack Markell said, "With support from the bipartisan…

AASHTO and FHWA Sign Long-term Agreement to Promote Environmental Excellence in Program and Project Delivery

August 31, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials was today awarded by the Federal Highway Administration a five year cooperative agreement to continue the Center for Environmental Excellence to advance a strategic national…

U.S. Driving Up 3.3 Percent In First Half of 2016, New Federal Data Show

August 23, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 1.58 trillion miles in the first six months of 2016, beating the previous record of 1.54 trillion…

APWA Joins Partners to Mark FHWA’s Traffic Incident Management Emergency Responders Training 200,000 Milestone

August 16, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.  – The American Public Works Association (APWA) joined partners at the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C. this week to mark the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Traffic Incident Management (TIM) emergency responders…

Pennsylvania Selected to Host State Transportation Innovation Council Roundtable Discussion

August 8, 2016 - in Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined US Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Gregory Nadeau and FHWA Division…

U.S. Department of Transportation Honors PennDOT in Nation’s First Highway Innovation Showcase

August 8, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

HARRISBURG, Pa. – U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez and Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau joined state and local officials today at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Innovation Showcase, and recognized the…

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Seeks Nominations for 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

August 4, 2016 - in Awards, Events

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced this week that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards (EEAs), a biennial program that recognizes exemplary environmental…